Phase 2 Requirements

Lawmakers: Phase 2 can wait

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Two dozen senators made what amounted to a last-ditch effort to get implementation of Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation delayed in late November.

CMS extends enforcement delay to 18 months for some Phase 2 requirements

CMS extends enforcement delay to 18 months for some Phase 2 requirements

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be giving long-term care providers 18 months adapt to some of the new requirements for participation without facing penalties, the agency announced late last week.

CMS gives providers a mug with a gift card

CMS gives providers a mug with a gift card

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Never have Rolling Stones' lyrics come faster into my head than when I saw the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would give an 18-month enforcement delay for certain Phase 2 regulations.

Tomorrow's the day: Providers prepare for Phase 2 deadline

Tomorrow's the day: Providers prepare for Phase 2 deadline

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Despite efforts from provider groups and lawmakers to delay Phase 2 of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Requirements of Participation, the new survey process is expected to take effect Tuesday.

Ready, set, go? LTC bracing for Phase 2

Ready, set, go? LTC bracing for Phase 2

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Despite a push from the post-acute care industry to delay implementation of Phase 2 requirements of participation guidelines under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, providers at press time were still planning to be ready to go with them on Nov. 28.

AHCA, LeadingAge push for lawmakers to delay Phase 2

AHCA, LeadingAge push for lawmakers to delay Phase 2

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The American Health Care Association and LeadingAge both urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this fall to push back the next phase of upcoming requirements of participation for long-term care providers. At production deadline it was unclear if they will have succeeded.

New company launched around CMS requirements

RoP Learning launched last week as a company geared to help post-acute care providers meet new federal standards.